Mälardalen University (MDH) is one of Sweden’s largest institutes of higher education, with over 15,000 students studying approximately 60 programs and more than 800 courses.
Mälardalen University is situated in the densely populated and expansive region around Lake Mälaren. Most of the University's students are taking courses at one of the two centrally situated campuses in Eskilstuna and Västerås.
Education and research is conducted in engineering and science, the humanities, social science and the caring sciences. The University participates in some ten national research schools and offers postgraduate education in engineering. There is a focused effort to establish strong research also within the humanities/social- and the caring sciences. The University is environmentally certified and prioritises sustainable community development in all its activities.